The contemplative life requires discipline and hard work, for sure. But it also seems to require some time indulging pleasures.
There is much fascinating variety in the quotidian habits of celebrity and creative humanists to be discovered browsing their biographies.
Monkish and lonely Nietsche used to eat incredible amounts of fruits at lunch, and a much loved beefsteak, before setting himself for long mountain walks in the Swiss Alps.
Prodigious Karl Marx was accustomed to working long hours at night, accompanied by ceaseless smoking.
Rather predictable and orderly Immanuel Kant tried to stick to the rule that he would smoke only one pipe, but the bowls of his pipes increased considerably in size as the years went on…
Remember Gustave Flaubert’s maxim?
“Be regular and orderly in your life, so that you may be violent and original in your work.” Maybe, the addition of a little “bad habit” or two might help too!
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Today, having a mile-long daily to-do list is not so difficult and rare!
Everyone is busy, and sometimes it seems so hard to get things done efficiently and effectively, not only at work but also in private life.
However, the busier you are, the most important is to manage your life and time to be more productive and not to waste your precious time. Actually, what is really important is to know how to start and how to create the space to give your best.
And following the 10 tips below by Lifehack, you could be able to do your things better!
1. Write It Down.
2. Get a Head Start.
3. Do Your Most Dreadead Task First.
4. Turn Off Distractions.
5. Take Breaks.
6. Batch Process.
7. Eat Breakfast.
8. Get Some Exercise.
10. Say No.
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